# Work and Keep
“The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.” Genesis 2:15 ESV https://bible.com/bible/59/gen.2.15.ESV
Defy Tyrants: The Biblical Mindset towards Food Prepping https://youtu.be/rnAopFw5YsY
“Mike Brabo, an expert in growing food and surviving under communism, shares his short thoughts in this video and more to come. SHARE his full talk with others so they can be warned of the times ahead. The difference between hoarding and prudence is found in scripture. When men hoard, they amass bigger barns for themselves with no thoughts on God’s purposes (Luke 12:13-24), however, prudent Christians should forsee the evil coming and hide themself (Proverbs 22:3) and store up enough to sustain themselves, and enough to give to those in need (2 Corinthians 8:12).” https://rumble.com/vt3ma7-the-fragile-food-supply-and-food-for-life.html?mref=hqg49&mrefc=2
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JackCarrUSA: Peter Zeihan: What Keeps Him Up At Night https://youtu.be/aHTDSU9BhxI
“Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist and a renowned author, speaker, and consultant. His work includes analysis on global politics, demographics, and geography to better understand economic, cultural, political and military developments to predict future trends. His firm Zeihan on Geopolitics provides custom analytical products to a vast array of clients including energy companies, financial institutions, agricultural interests, and the U.S. military. Zeihan is the author of three critically acclaimed books, The Accidental Superpower, The Absent Superpower, and Disunited Nations. His fourth book, The End of the World Is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Globalization, will be published in June.”
Food and energy resource prices likely to continue increasing in the near term Forward Observer https://youtu.be/Px23VBXFMXk
“Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat futures continue to near or hit daily price increases. The primary driver of price increases is the war in Europe as commodities markets brace for global trade disruptions.” Wheat prices are up nearly 32% over the last 12months alone…China’s actions will likely put pressure on world markets and drive up prices for the selected commodities. Analysts believe China has already stockpiled between 60-70% of the world’s grain reserves. Oil prices in London rose 7.7% on Wednesday, wheat 7.6%, aluminum rose 1.3%, and corn futures climbed 2.9% to their highest since 2012.”
Reading List: Lent, Church Planting, Evil of Communism, Crypto Protecting Ukrainian Wealth, Be Prepared, Food Prices https://ministry.family.blog/2022/03/04/reading-list-lent-church-planting-evil-of-communism-crypto-protecting-ukrainian-wealth-be-prepared-food-prices/
Get your means of production in order!
“When I think about wealth in the future, I really think about owning the means of production. Here’s why: https://mailchi.mp/forwardobserver/fo-heres-what-will-happen-to-wealth?e=b5e04d4dbd
“Over the summer, I read several books on hyperinflation. Here are a few things I learned:
1. Nearly everyone gets wiped out.
2. Food was scarce.
3. Those that owned the means of production of raw materials — lumber, ore, mines, crops, etc. — got richer.
One thing I’ve started doing is pricing financial assets in the means of production.”
Reading List: Romans 13, false teachers, heat, fuel, meat, means of production https://ministry.family.blog/2021/11/18/reading-list-romans-13-false-teachers-heat-fuel-meat-means-of-production/
“When Abram heard that his relative had been taken captive, he assembled his 318 trained men, born in his household, and went in pursuit as far as Dan.” Genesis 14:14 CSB
“The right to life is a good example of what legal historians refer to as an objective right: it is objective in the sense that it exists outside ourselves and is unalienable… The right to life imposes obligations: you must do everything in your power to preserve it.”
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
THE GOOD NEWS
There is a God that created the heavens and the earth. We humans are created in His image.
We are sinners, we have rebelled against Him, our Creator. Our rebellion has brought “all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice… envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness” to the world. Romans 1:29-31 ESV https://bible.com/bible/59/rom.1.29-31.ESV
Therefore we justly deserve our due punishment of death and damnation, “as it is written: ‘None is righteous, no, not one; no one understands; no one seeks for God. All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good, not even one.’” Romans 3:10-12 ESV https://bible.com/bible/59/rom.3.10-12.ESV
But good news! God is merciful and loving. Jesus is God the only begotten Son and He took our punishment upon Himself in our place. Jesus rose from the dead, defeating death and securing the hope of our salvation.
“For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep. Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles. Last of all, as to one untimely born, he appeared also to me.” 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 ESV https://bible.com/bible/59/1co.15.3-8.ESV
We need only believe it, confess our sins, proclaim Jesus is lord and savior, and we will be forgiven our sins and have life ever after! “because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.”” Romans 10:9-11 ESV https://bible.com/bible/59/rom.10.9-11.ESV
There is hope. Believe in Jesus! ““For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 ESV https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.3.16.ESV
It doesn’t matter who you’ve been or what you’ve done, God stands with arms wide open, ready to forgive you. “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 ESV https://bible.com/bible/59/1jn.1.9.ESV